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Old 05-15-2014, 10:35 AM   #4
benski
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Originally Posted by mark244turbo View Post
I want to replace all the 30 year old bushings of the front suspension my volvo 740. Some have detoriated beyond recognition. I managed to remove all the rusted bolts, but now i am having trouble getting the lower control arm of the ball-joint. It's stuck and won't move a bit.

Is there a way to remove the lower control arm of the ball-joint without ball joint separator??
I'm going to guess you mean OFF the ball joint? A 4lb. sledge held on the back side, and a big dead blow hammer administered with authority on the front. Other than that, a tool designed for the job.
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